Ellarslie “Not-Quite-Open”: The Art of Sheltering in Place

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Soundpiece: PRESENTLY TENSE
This 2-minute and 40-second soundpiece is by Princeton composer Rita Z. Asch and sound engineer Frank Magalhaes. Rita Asch: “The video’s upside down flag imagery is the internationally accepted symbol of distress.”

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The art and spirit of our community are on abundant display during this #stayhome period—providing comfort, joy, beauty, and inspiration while provoking thought. We invited our artistic community to share #artofshelteringinplace any time through 4/30. And you delivered! Thank you for participating in this incredible expression of art and community. Watch for social media spotlights, enjoy, and share. Want to know more about the show, artists, or pieces, some of which are available for sale by the artists? Send us a quick email. Stay well!

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